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A thread to put up all the stuff we see that isn't of interest to us specifically, but is mislabelled/less than obvious and might be to someone else on the forum!


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Warhammer-40-000-loads-of-bits-Meal-and-plastic-figures-paint-and-books/192910859395?hash=item2cea621c83:g:Y0EAAOSwXdpc0xtO
First up is a trove of older bitz and pieces. The keener eyed will spot the single metal Valhallan, along with techpriest pieces, metal apothecary, and sundry characterful older Ork bits.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Warhammer-games-workshop-Figures-ref-421/264314543996?hash=item3d8a5fdf7c:g:BsAAAOSwmq9c0sKH
Single squad of poorly labelled Khorne Bezerkers, currently on a quid. I doubt anyone else would spot them as such, but a bargain if anyone wants a cheapo squad.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Collection-Mixture-Of-Games-Workshop-Warhammer-Figures-Plastic-Metal-949/173898443875?hash=item287d27ac63:g:TSoAAOSwfxtc1IXS
Charity hodgepodge pile of old Warhammer Fantasy Orcs and Empire.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HUGE-MIXED-bundle-AIRFIX-warhammer-figures-ARMY-tanks-SOLDIERS-1000-joblot/113741469103?hash=item1a7b8515af:g:sBwAAOSwHSVcwxDy
Huge pile of old plastic army men and some airfix stuff. Lots of little tanks and the like which might be of interest.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WARHAMMER-different-figures/283482288237?hash=item4200dc706d:g:Cv0AAOSwzL1cxaYc
Dwarves and lots of them. An unopened blister of Slayers and several other metal chaps mean this lot might be worth a look even at the twenty pound price tag.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Warhammer-40k-Astra-Militarum-Scrounger-oop-Plus-13-Other-Figures/163685705131?hash=item261c6da5ab:gkkAAOSwq8tc1yOi
An old poorly painted set of Schaeffers Last Chancers. Might be worth a soak in a Dettol bath.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/47-Number-Warhammer-40K-metal-chaos-Figures-OOP/163685597437?hash=item261c6c00fd:g:5e0AAOSwablc1wb9
A collection of metal Chaos stuff, including a Daemon Prince, some older marines, Epic Magnus, and some characterful older plague marines.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/81-Number-Warhammer-40k-army-metal-painted-figures-mixed-lot-OOP/163685473331?hash=item261c6a1c33:g:eZ0AAOSwIJRc1sQx
A LARGE collection of older Necromunda, Mordheim, 40K and other stuff. Thickly caked in old paint and sold as a lot. Could easily be salvaged though as it's all metal!
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Warhammer-40k-Tau-Empire-Old-School-Metal-Models/202677469433?hash=item2f3084c0f9:g:gfAAAOSwAHhc2Gtl
I've no idea what these are, but they're a quid and certainly not Tau. So this one might be a treasure or a miss.
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Ah I like the look of this thread already! I'll be chipping in at a later date as I'm at work but this is great!

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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TABLE-TOP-WARGAMES-HISTORICAL-TANKS-VEHICLES-MIXED-JOB-LOT/223513358290?hash=item340a6f2fd2:g:FegAAOSwXdpc1JGQ

want some tanks?, I'm guessing the majority are 15mm scale but who knows, and they're cheap!

 
   
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Hey, you can find some good deals on Ebay from time to time! I literally just picked up a warhammer case, plastic Giant, an undercoated Ogre Kingdoms battleforce, a sealed pack of movement trays, a dice cube, and a metal Ogre Kingdoms hero for five quid! Another time, I picked up a pair of NIB Ork and SM battleforces for twenty five.

You just have to keep your eyes peeled in the right places/ways for mis/underlabelled stuff. But I often see a lot of stuff that I don't want whilst sifting auctions, so I figured I might as well start posting that stuff up here (so my fellow Dakaites can grab a bargain or two). I might still keep back the sweetest ones for myself though....

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What do you search with to find mis labelled stuff seing as they might not even tag it properly.

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 Banelord300 wrote:
What do you search with to find mis labelled stuff seing as they might not even tag it properly.


Depends, spelling errors is one:

Eg Slaanesh becomes Slanesh, Slannesh, Slaanesh

Another is generic names like "miniature warrior" or "warhammer metal" "Metal model" etc...

Basically you're either thinking of generic not-gw or official names and/or spelling mistakes that might be easily made. You're basically hunting for mistakes and those who don't know what they are selling. That said getting a case and models and more for £5 is nuts!

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 Banelord300 wrote:
What do you search with to find mis labelled stuff seing as they might not even tag it properly.


There are ways and means, but it basically involves custom tailoring specific searches to exclude the most common words, putting together other ways of describing warhammer that don't involve common keywords, and generally doing a lot of scrolling.


 
   
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The few special items I have managed to get at large discount sofar have usually just been blurry pics/heavily painted. For example I got two Qonqourers for 23£

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What's also a good skill is figuring out silhouettes of out of focus metal miniature photos. I've bought a lot of Squats based on murky photos of horribly painted metal minis, just cross-referencing the photos in various catalogues until I found a shape that matched.

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Huge-Lot-of-Various-Miniature-Bits-and-Pieces-for-Kit-Bashing-Warhammer-40k-2/153486710598?hash=item23bc855746:g:yl0AAOSw~Ndc2N9T
Massive lot of IG tanks, metal space marines, oop Rhino (+ spares) and other bitz I cant really identify.
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:Edit just noticed its not a Rhino but an oop Whirlwind

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Ah, if only the shipping to my country wasn't seventy-five dollars...

That's sadly very common, almost all of these great deals are going to be in-country purchases. You're vanishingly unlikely to get both bargain basement prices and reasonable international shipping.

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Nice catch! They've got a shockingly large amount of similar stuff for other games (star wars, roleplaying, etc) listed too. Were it in my neck of the woods, I'd be all over it!

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Shipping is important to keep an eye on - many Ebay stores can appear to have a really good deal or low price UNTIL you add the postage charge ontop. Even within the same country the postage can be quite a bit higher than normal. Typically the added postage brings the product up to its "normal" market value so the store is just trying to be cheeky and appear to be cheaper when its not.

Though a couple have really insane high prices on postage.


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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GAMES-WORKSHOP-Warhammer-Bundle-of-Magazines-Figurines-Paints-Brushes-R39/372669005289?hash=item56c4cdbde9:g:sH4AAOSwORdc2Ig1
A Warhammer giant, something in a blister pack (can't tell what), some ruins, a NIB SM Bike, and various odds and sods (I spy a leman russ track!) on a charity auction.
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Most of the times I look for stores that haven´t specified shipping location but just selected default (most of the times this is in the UK). So while at first glance it says UK only they will usually ship within EU and at very fair prices.

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Its really had to predict what will be a bargain or not, usually there are like 20 other guys on each auction thinking they will get it and all bid at the same time during the last minute.
   
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 DanceOfSlaanesh wrote:
Its really had to predict what will be a bargain or not, usually there are like 20 other guys on each auction thinking they will get it and all bid at the same time during the last minute.


Exactly. Chances are if you've seen it, somebody else has. My best bargains have come from charity shops where the staff don't know the value of what they've got.

Still, this is a good resource. If I see anything interesting, I'll post it here.
   
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 DanceOfSlaanesh wrote:
Its really had to predict what will be a bargain or not, usually there are like 20 other guys on each auction thinking they will get it and all bid at the same time during the last minute.

That's usually the case for normal items (got to love snipe bidders, eh?). But the point here is that we're sharing stuff that won't have twenty five snipers waiting in the wings, because it's been mislabelled or poorly listed (which weeds out 99% of potential bidders). Someone after Schaeffers Last Chancers for example, would never spot the lot I've got posted up top because it has none of the appropriate keywords.

That being said, it's possible that there'll now be half a dozen Dakka browsers waiting in the wings to snipe once we've posted the links in here. But given that's somewhat the point of the thread, you can't really complain about that.

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Since I cant aquire anymore units (unless GW release a new shock troops kit) I just find it fun browsing.

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Astra-Militarum-Warhammer-40k-Citadel-King-Russ-Leman-Russ-Battle-Tank/153488651065?epid=1754000560&hash=item23bca2f339:g:u8gAAOSwnq9c2rfA
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This one is for collectors mostly, its a Leman Russ stand in made ages ago. Didnt even know theese things were still around ive mostly just seen the *Mordian* variant pop up.

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 Agamemnon2 wrote:
Ah, if only the shipping to my country wasn't seventy-five dollars...

That's sadly very common, almost all of these great deals are going to be in-country purchases. You're vanishingly unlikely to get both bargain basement prices and reasonable international shipping.


A lot of the ridiculous international shipping is because the seller (like me) doesn't actually ship international, but they use the eBay international shipping program. What eBay does is charge some figure for shipping, and adds on my domestic shipping. I ship it to eBay, who handles it from there.

I only offer it because there are international bidders willing to pay the crazy price, but I don't set it. If I had my way, I'd only ship in the US.

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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Large-Selection-of-Games-Workshop-Warhammer-Figures-Some-Broken-and-Parts/293081665657?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
Nice little Ork lot here. Maybe twenty-thirty slugga boyz in varying condition, an old Killa Kan, some metal Burna Boyz, etc.
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https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F293084221820

Interesting mixed lot. Cards for Warhammer 4th edition, Epic, Space Crusade and 40k 2nd edition. Floor tiles for Warhammer Quest (I think). Plus card buildings for Epic and Warhammer/Mordheim. Plus lots of Warhammer miniatures.

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https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/196dav0/m.html?item=264323789631&hash=item3d8aecf33f%3Ag%3AoXkAAOSwkR5c3Chz&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562
If anyone wants the crustiest looking space marine, chaos marine, and daemon models in existence, look no further than this users auctions! It's a shame, because there's actually some Chaos Talons and the like.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/38-x-Warhammer-Figures-Metal-Plastic-Early-Mid-2000s-Job-Lot-Bundle/123768016403?hash=item1cd1260e13:g:1-MAAOSweg1cx1QW
Some Shoota Boyz and Chaos Marines. Might be a little high on the price point.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Warhammer-Toys-Various/401767578056?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
Cheap Razorback if anyone wants it! Should be good after a respray.
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Some interesting Nids, they're a little on the pricey side but I don't know what old models like these go for:

Carnifex:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/warhamer-40k-oop-tyranoid-Carnifax/283482429801?hash=item4200de9969:g:mxMAAOSwY4pZa2xh

Old one eye?
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/warhamer-40k-oop-tyranoid-carnifax/283483049521?hash=item4200e80e31:g:qAIAAOSwj75Za20q

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 Ketara wrote:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Warhammer-40k-Tau-Empire-Old-School-Metal-Models/202677469433?hash=item2f3084c0f9:g:gfAAAOSwAHhc2Gtl
I've no idea what these are, but they're a quid and certainly not Tau. So this one might be a treasure or a miss.
Spoiler:


These appear to be VOID figures. Currently available through Scotia-Grendel miniatures.

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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Games-Workshop-WARHAMMER-Plastic-and-Metal-Figures-2-Tiers-Hard-Case-223/163692105601?hash=item261ccf4f81:g:sqIAAOSw08Fc3Qzk
One gaming case full of Lord of the Rings Figures. Mostly plastic, but there's some metal Haldir's Elves and the Faramir's Rangers metal set by the looks of things.
Spoiler:


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Games-Workshop-Warhammer-Chaos-4-x-Metal-Figures-boxes-BNIB-New-OOP-GW/273849462744?hash=item3fc2b32fd8:g:tDoAAOSwWzBc3bAO
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Warhammer-40-000-x-5-figures-All-new/273849456147?hash=item3fc2b31613:g:icAAAOSw~pVc3a7c
This person has a number of v. old Warhammer Blisters still new in packaging. Most of it is crap you wouldn't want (old school termies, etc), but there's a mint Borgio the Besieger and Terminator Captain in there which look nice.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Miniature-Figures-Citadel-Miniatures-The-Imperial-Dragon-And-Others-1977-1979/223514332517?hash=item340a7e0d65:g:A6oAAOSwLp1c2XfZ
Some seriously old Ral Partha stuff, including some still in box (big dragon?). Good for D&D?
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Here's a bargainous lot of LOTR minis in a hardcase for well under the odds. Looks like a pretty good lot. Mostly the good guys from what I can tell.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Games-Workshop-WARHAMMER-Plastic-and-Metal-Figures-2-Tiers-Hard-Case-223/163692105601?hash=item261ccf4f81:g:sqIAAOSw08Fc3Qzk

   
 
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